Kale with Lemon Cream Sauce

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Good old kale.  It’s wonderful.  It’s versatile.  It’s full of so many fantastic nutrients.  The total package.  I’ve always adored it; for salads, wilting into soups and stews and so much more.  But I have got to say this Kale with Lemon Cream Sauce is up there high on my list of very favorite side dishes. Continue reading

Chicken Sausage and Summer Corn Chowder

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As you know, I’m crazy for summer soups and chowders..remember this one?  Grilling tends to be my go-to this time of year but I love to switch it up with a fresh bowl of light comfort.  This soup falls nothing short of that.  It’s a great way to utilize all of the beautiful sweet corn and veggies that are starting to show up at the farm stands.  Continue reading

Sweet and Smokey Roasted Potatoes

SONY DSCPraise the Lord, it’s grilling season!  Many nights, as our protein is cooking away outside, these potatoes are in the oven smelling our house up just wonderfully.  They’ve got a crispy texture on the outside with a soft, warm center and the sweet and smokey combination is such a winner.  Sometimes the most simple dishes yield the most sophisticated flavor…and this is one of those.  What’s your favorite go-to grilling side?  Share the wealth, my friends!SONY DSC

Sweet and Smokey Roasted Potatoes

Ingredients

1 Pound Sweet Potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-2 inch pieces

1 Pound Baby Red Potatoes, cut into 1-2 inch pieces

3 Tablespoons Olive Oil

1 Teaspoon Salt

1 Tablespoon Chili Powder

Directions

Preheat oven to 425.  Place the potatoes on a large baking sheet, drizzle with olive oil, sprinkle with salt and chili powder and toss well to coat.  Spread them out into an even layer and roast, in the oven, for 35-45 minutes or until they begin to crisp up, flipping once in the middle of cooking.  Serves 4-6